Longhorn Big 12 Opponent Profile
Texas Tech

March 7-8-9 in Austin

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Location: Lubbock, Texas
Enrollment: 24,000
Colors: Scarlet and Black
Nickname: Red Raiders
Home Field: Dan Law Field (5,614)

Head Coach: Larry Hays (Eastern New Mexico, '66)
Hays' Career Record: 1,067-589-2 (27 years)
Hays' Record at Tech: 372-208-1 (10 years)
Hays' Record vs. Texas: 18-74 (10-46 at Lubbock Christian, 8-28 at Texas Tech) Assistant Coaches: Frank Anderson (Emporia State, '83), Marty Lamb (Northern Colorado, '91), Brian Wilson (UT-San Antonio, '96)

1996 Record: 49-15
1996 Conference Record (Finish): 15-9 (2nd SWC)
1996 NCAA Postseason Record (Finish): 2-2 in Central II Regional (3rd)
1996 Final Ranking: 14th
Conference Titles (Year of Last One): 1 ('95)
NCAA CWS Appearances (Year of Last One): none
NCAA CWS Titles Won (Year of Last One): none
NCAA Regional Appearnaces (Year of Last One): 2 (1996)
NCAA Regional Titles Won (Year of Last One): none

Lettermen Returning/Lost: 13/11
Starters Returning/Lost: 1/10
Pitchers Returning/Lost: 7/2
Players to Watch: Joe Dillon (Sr., 1L, .326, 10 HR, 70 RBI), Jimmy Frush (Sr., 3L, RHP, 10-6, 3.70 ERA, 116 K, 99.2 IP, 4 S), Jeff Peck (Sr., 3L, LHP, 7-1, 4.89 ERA, 38 K, 70 IP), Monty Ward (So., 1L, RHP, 5-1, 5.90 ERA, 49 K, 76 IP), Brad Ralston (So., 1L, RHP, 3-0, 3.16 ERA, 40 K, 42.2 IP)

Series Record: Texas leads 76-17 (Since 1968)


Info taken from the Texas Longhorn 1997 Official Game Program

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